DISMISSAL TIME Receives 7 Award Nominations from Hang on to Your Shorts Film Festival

Congrats to Lisa Regina, Oliver Fester, Sarah Dolhansky, Jay Pastelak and writer/director André Joseph for their award nominations for Dismissal Time at this year’s Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival! Event takes place May 7th at Porta in Asbury Park. Hope to have more details and announcements soon!


DISMISSAL TIME, INSPIRE US, & ANGELINA Nominated for Multiple Awards at the 14th Annual WMIFF

Huge news to break today as we found out that our award-winning short film Dismissal Time along with the Milan Lazistan music videos “Inspire Us” and “Angelina” will be a part of the 14th Annual World Music and Independent Film Festival in Washington, D.C.! All 3 of our projects are nominated for multiple awards and the winners will be announced at the gala in April 2023. Nominations are as follows:

Best Actress in Short Film – Lisa Regina

Best Actor in Short Film – Oliver Feaster

Best Supporting Actor in Short Film – Jay Pastelak

Best Director in Short Film – Andre’ Joseph

Best Screenplay in Short Film – Andre’ Joseph

Best Original Song – “Night Skies” by Matt Hackett and the Puge

Additionally, “Inspire Us” has been nominated for “Best Experimental Film” while “Angelina” received nominations for “Best Music Video” and “Best Director”. The partial list can be found at https://www.wmiff.net/nominees. Congrats to our whole team on all 3 projects!

DISMISSAL TIME Accepted & Award Nominated at ChangeFest

We are so honored to announce that Dismissal Time is being recognized once again! The dramatic short film has been accepted to be part of the International Social Change Film Festival aka ChangeFest. It’s “a transformative experience that occupies the intersection of storytelling, fun and activism.” With festival events planned in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, not only will the movie be part of the program, but it has also been award nominated! We will keep you posted with more details in the coming weeks. Congrats to our cast and crew!

GET INVOLVED and UNINVITED Music Videos Nominated at 13th Annual WMIFF

We received great news yesterday that the music videos we produced for Kym Swain’s GET INVOLVED and Milan Lazistan’s UNINVITED have been selected and nominated for 2 awards each at the next annual World Music and Independent Film Festival in Washington, DC. Each video has been nominated for the following:

Get Involved
Best Music Video
Best Director

Best Music Video
Most Creative Music Video

We will have more info about the festival date and events in early 2022. Congrats to all INVOLVED!

Tickets on Sale for Long Island Film Expo Screening of AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Trailer

If you’re interested in seeing our trailer for AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS at the Long Island International Film Expo on October 4th along with several great movies from the area, get your tickets here: https://xerb.tv/channel/liife2020/virtual-events/636. Please share that link with your friends and family. The most watched film will win the “Audience award”!

Update Regarding AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Trailer Screening at LI Film Expo

Our award-nominated American Gunslingers trailer screening at the Long Island International Film Expo will now be a virtual event still scheduled for Sunday, October 4th in the 4:30pm block. This will also feature a Zoom introduction with director Andre’ Joseph. For tickets, visit www.LongIslandFilm.com


THE SAXOPHONIST Nominated for 3 Hang Onto Your Shorts Awards

Exciting news! Yesterday, NJ’s Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival released this year’s award nominations and our award-winning short film THE SAXOPHONIST has been nominated for 3 awards including the following:

Best Actor (Long Short) – Beavin Lawrence

Best Director – Long Short – Andre’ Joseph

Best Long Short

The full nominations list can be found on the festival’s Facebook page. The event is scheduled for September. However, it has not been decided if it will be a physical event or all virtual screenings. We will keep you updated. Congrats once again to our team!

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Hang on to Your Shorts Film Festival - 2020


Screening Time & Info for AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Trailer at Wavestock

Our American Gunslingers trailer screening at Wavestock has been announced for the 2:30pm block for this coming Saturday, October 12! Doors will open at 1pm at Flagship Brewery in Staten Island, NY where the screenings will be held. There is only a $5 cover at the door for everyone. View the Facebook invite below.


As an additional reminder, the tailer will also screen the following weekend at The Cutting Room International Short Film Festival in NYC Saturday, Oct. 19th in the A-Block from 10:30am-12:30am. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at their website link below. We’re currently up for “Best Trailer” for their awards gala taking place Sunday, Oct. 20th at 7pm. Please come out and support us! https://thecuttingroomnycisff.com/tickets/


AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS Teaser Nominated for “Best Trailer” at Cutting Room Short Film Festival

Our AMERICAN GUNSLINGERS teaser trailer has been nominated for “Best Trailer” at the Cutting Room Short Film Festival! The trailer will play on the big screen on Saturday, Oct. 19 in the 10:30am block at The Cutting Room in NYC! Award ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 7:30pm. Purchase tickets here.